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Revisiting Boracay and myself

Visa and tickets? Check.Suitcases and a 24-hour pink lipstick? Check.Protective sunglasses and a one million dollar smile? Double check!

Arabian Travel Market sees Seychelles strengthen its presence

The Seychelles Tourism Board has strengthened its presence this year at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) with an increased number of trade partners from the destination in addition to the presence of L

Seychelles prominent in the minds of Asian travelers

Seychelles’ participation at the 4th edition of the ITB Asia trade fair, held from October 19-21, has reaffirmed the islands of the potential of the Asian travel market and of their interests in the

Bahrain to celebrate Manama as Cultural Capital of the Arab World...

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain's Culture Minister, Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, has announced a broad raft of programmes and events that will be held throughout next year to celebrate the Bahraini

Oceania Cruises reveals 2012-2013 winter schedule

MIAMI, Fla. – Oceania Cruises’ Winter Collection, featuring voyages from September 2012 through May 2013, goes on sale today.

JetBlue opens second destination in Costa Rica

NEW YORK - JetBlue Airways is pleased to announce plans to add four weekly nonstop flights between New York's John F.

Thailand could be Asia-Pacific top green tourism destination

Thailand could be a leading green tourism destination in the Asia-Pacific region if all tourism-related parties seriously promote the country's potential and address the global warming problem, says t

Indian tourists discover Paris

MUMBAI - Paris has made it to the itinerary of several Indians.

Malaysia aims to become a premier duty free shopping destination

LOS ANGELES – In an effort to position Malaysia as a premier duty free shopping destination, the Malaysian Government recently announced the waiver of duty on roughly 400 imported goods beginning in

TourCrafters offers affordable package to Istanbul

LIBERTYVILLE, IL - One of 2010’s hottest destinations is fabulous Istanbul, the city that’s half in Europe, half in Asia. But air fare alone to Istanbul is more than US$900.

South Africa 2010: Mega-FAM focused on delivering real destination growth

In less than ten days, South Africa’s largest mega-FAM trip will kick off.

Seoul ranks 5th in Asia-Pacific in handling tourism

Seoul ranks fifth in the way it handles tourism among 12 major cities in the Asia-Pacific, the Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Tuesday.

Foreign tourism to Düsseldorf region grows by 9.2 percent

DUSSELDORF, Germany - German state North Rhine Westphalia and its capital Düsseldorf are becoming stronger magnets for leisure travel, according to a study released by the State Office of Statistics.

Destination news: The treasures and charms of Forte dei Marmi

ITALY (eTN) - Forte dei Marmi is a sea town in the province of Lucca, in northern Tuscany in Italy.

Ganges Cruise with Rv Bengal Pandaw reconfirmed

EXOTIC Hospitality Management team and Pandaw Cruises (India) Pvt Ltd., the Operator of Rv BENGAL Pandaw, re-confirm "The Ganges Cruise" 2010/2011 Season (15 Days on Tour) and unveil the New Program S

Entebbe to become new codeshare destination for Continental

UGANDA (eTN) - Brussels Airlines and Continental - which recently merged with United to create another global aviation giant – have signed a full codeshare agreement to cover flights between Newark,

Tourism news: Michigan ranks number 1 in social media tourism destination...

LANSING, Michigan - Michigan was ranked as the number 1 destination marketing organization in the US for the period April through June, 2010.

Walking the walk at THETRADESHOW

Attending events, conference, and exhibitions can often be very hectic and frazzled with all there is to do and see in a compact period of time.

Projects in India likely not to be completed before Commonwealth Games...

Giving the cities of Mathura, Vrindavan, and Varanasi a fresh lease on life, Mayawati, chief minister (CM) of Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, ordered on Saturday that the three locations b

Destination news: progress of the EDEN project launched by the European...

ITALY (eTN) - The European Commission in 2006 launched the pilot project

India to be marketed in UK as medical tourism destination

Representatives of Indian healthcare sector will be in Britain next week to market India as an efficient and cost-effective medical tourism destination.

Destination news: visitors to get new phone services in Seychelles

(eTN) A UK-developed technology, now used by Leisure and Business Guide, is due to launch a new service for visitors to the Seychelles in August, aimed to provide swift and accurate information to tou

Cape Town named Africa’s Leading Destination at 17th World Travel Awards

Basking in the glow of hosting a successful 2010 FIFA World Cup™, the Mother City’s global reputation was given a further boost at the World Travel Award, held in Johannesburg last night, where Ca

Destination news: Kenya adds golf to list of tourism attractions

(eTN) A number of championship golf courses across Kenya, several of them within or just outside the country’s capital city of Nairobi, have prompted added promotional activities to attract golfers

Walt Disney World Resort opens luxury resort for pets

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Pet lovers visiting Walt Disney World Resort can now plan to board the family pet in fun, luxurious new accommodations.

North American travel to South Africa up 596 percent

DUBLIN - World cup and wallet-friendly destinations are the deciding factors for travel decisions of North Americans in 2010 according to data released by Hostelworld.com.

Nepal emerges as major destination for Asian tourists

KATHMANDU - Nepal is becoming a major tourism destination for Asian travelers, local media reported on Tuesday.

New market report: Australia tourism Q2 2010

Since the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) pandemic in 2003, tourist arrivals in Australia have grown steadily.

Boutique vino growers fueling quality over quantity

High above a steep rocky peak of central Moldova, my eyes sweep over the boundless vista of vine-covered hills and the deep river valleys that is elegantly dressed by the afternoon sun.